The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:
As at noon today (May 31), one COVID-19 confirmed patient (case number: 1051) was discharged from hospital in the past 24 hours. So far, a total of 1 037 confirmed and suspected patients have been discharged.
At present, there are 659 negative pressure rooms in public hospitals with 1 219 negative pressure beds activated. A total of 44 confirmed patients are currently hospitalised in nine hospitals, among which two patients are in critical condition (case number: 595 and 1084), and the remaining 42 patients are in stable condition.
The Hospital Authority will maintain close contact with the Centre for Health Protection to monitor the latest developments and to inform the public and healthcare workers on the latest information in a timely manner.
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